NTT Com has announced the acquisition of German IT security firm BDG & Co.
According to NTT Com Security, it acquired the company to strengthen its customer base among large enterprise and medium-sized organisations. BDG’s employees will be integrated into NTT Com Security’s DACH organisation. BDG’s executive partners, Helmut Honermann and Karl-Heinz Jaeger, will hold managerial positions at NTT Com Security, while BDG’s founder John von Simson remains with the company in an advisory capacity.
Frank Brandenburg, vice president central Europe at NTT Com Security, said: “As part of our ongoing growth strategy, this current acquisition is great news for both organisations. It allows us to continue to build our leadership position in Europe, optimise our security services for customers’ individual market needs, and also offer managed security services under our WideAngle brand to clients in Germany and the Benelux region. We look forward to continued growth and success in the region and to welcoming our new colleagues from BDG.”
BDG’s Helmut Honermann, said: “The welcome combination of BDG and NTT Com Security provides us with a great opportunity to better serve our customers with global innovative services beyond our current reach, and help them tackle today’s security challenges. It also offers our employees new exciting growth and career opportunities.”